NEWS: Taxpayers Footing Bill for Six-Figure Government Union Pay

The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) paid over 500 officers and employees an average of $103,623, reports Newsmax based on Department of Labor data.  With over a million members, including many who are not offered able to opt-out, the union took in nearly $180 million last year.  Because the union’s members are government employees, these funds ultimately are paid by taxpayers.

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